Tuesday, September 12, 2017

'Star Wars Episode IX' The Return Of The J.J.

After the sacking of previous director Colin Trevorrow, Disney have turned to the man who helped relaunch the new Star Wars trilogy, J.J.Abrams will return to direct and also co-write 'Star Wars Episode IX' with Chris Terrio.

Official Statement from Star Wars.com:
J.J. Abrams, who launched a new era of Star Wars with The Force Awakens in 2015, is returning to complete the sequel trilogy as writer and director of Star Wars: Episode IX. Abrams will co-write the film with Chris Terrio. Star Wars: Episode IX will be produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Abrams, Bad Robot, and Lucasfilm. “With The Force Awakens, J.J. delivered everything we could have possibly hoped for, and I am so excited that he is coming back to close out this trilogy,” said Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy.
'Star Wars: Episode IX' will now be released on December 20, 2019.